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Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
+975 2 331 441
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Ranked #4 of 67 Restaurants in Thimphu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $12
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, Café, Fusion
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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New Delhi, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I loved the ambiance at the zone cafe. went there twice during my trip to Thimphu. I found the food very average. I would give it 10 on 10 for ambiance but the food can definitely be improved. I had ordered a beef burger which was not well cooked. The Pork thukpa was quite nice.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

A small bar & restaurant with very friendly service and a very relaxed ambiance. Nice pastries, decent burgers (beef or yak). Possibly the cleanest bathroom among restaurants in Thimphu. The couch is usually reserved for locals

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Taipei, Taiwan
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The Zone is a little place on Chang Lam, with a few picnic tables outside. The food is okay, and the ice-cream smoothies are pretty good. A pizza and a beer are probably a safe choice, but again, all of the food is okay but not brilliant. If you've had enough of the chillies and cheese diet and craving some... More 

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

My wife & me had a dinner over there. They had various type of European+Local dishes out there. Both Quality & Quantity were awesome.

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tallinn
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Apart from the high end hotels, there is very little where to relax and feel kind of homy, European way. It had a right mix of Western sanity and Bhutanese flavor (i.e. Yak ribs, yum-yum). Good free wifi. If you are in Thimphu for couple of days, don't bother visiting, sample Ema Datsi and Momos somewhere else. If you have... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

best place for lunch but their portion is quite big. you may share with your partner. they also have yak burger. i have never try it but add up good experience to yours

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My daughter loved it so much that we ate there everyday during our stay in Thimphu. Their Sub and Pizza were Amazing. So was the Pita. We enjoyed our breakfast sitting out on the deck, do try it out anytime during the day- as it will be impossible to sit there in the cold night!

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This must be the only place in the world I have had a yak burger! Honestly, other than the novelty of the idea, the burger itself did not taste an different from beef burgers I've had at other places, so I am not even sure if I really had a yak burger, or if they were just having one on... More 

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Bangalore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Go here for the burgers and sandwiches as well as for drinks and coffee. Expensive but given that such options are rare, its understandable. Milk shakes are waste of money until thats what the kids want.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Good food, Good Ambience, Cheap Alchohol. Chicken Burger is delicious, Pizza not so much. Outside seating is also available.

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Address: Chang Lam | Gpo 415, Thimphu 11001, Bhutan
Phone Number: +975 2 331 441
Location: Asia  >  Bhutan  >  Thimphu District  >  Thimphu
Average Prices: USD 1 - 12
Cuisine: American, Eclectic, Café, Fusion

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